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General Manager

  • Full time
  • £37,000 – £39,500
  • Dysart, Fife
  • Closing 9th December 2019

  • Advertised from 5th November 2019
  • 38 hours per week
  • 20 days holidays per annum plus 8 days bank holidays


Furniture Plus is a charitable, self-sustaining, reuse and recycling social enterprise for furniture, household and electrical items. We offer low cost or discounted items to the public, whilst simultaneously delivering employability options through work and skills based placements and/or training. We are the largest furniture reuse and recycling organisation in Fife with a fleet of vehicles and have showrooms at our two sites in Fife at Dysart and Dunfermline

Furniture Plus’s aim is to combat poverty and social exclusion, especially homelessness through its core business of successfully reusing and recycling furniture.

Role Requirements:

We seek a capable individual to lead our high profile successful charity. The General Manager will deliver, working under the guidance and direction of the Board of Directors; agreed objectives and targets both financial and organisational.

High quality performance is expected in all business aspects through efficiency, expertise and


Key responsibilities include appropriate process management/direction of all activities including

management and support of staff, volunteers, placements and the safe and effective utilisation of

all Furniture Plus facilities.

Strong leadership skills will be required to ensure success in this challenging and ethically

rewarding role.

Experience Requirements:

- Required

  • Leadership Skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Financial Management

- Desired, but not essential

  • Third Sector experience

Application notes

Please send full CV together with relevant supportive information evidencing why you specifically would be successful in this role to